Distribution of school packages for 2018/19 school year
The process of awarding school packages for pupils of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities has been completed. The award was done under the project “EU Support for the Implementation of the Strategy for the Integration of the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities 2 – Education for Integration” (EU SIMRAES 2), funded by the European Union Office in Kosovo and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), implemented by the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KFOS).
School package beneficiaries are children of preschool, primary and lower secondary level from 10 locations in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Gjakovë/Đakovica, Prizren, Rahovec/Orahovac, Istog/Istok, Obiliq/Obilić and Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje. The total number of beneficiaries is 1,600. These packages will help children meet their learning needs during the school year 2018/19. Packages contain school supplies such as school bags, notebooks, pens, ballpoint pens, ruler sets, various crayons and other materials that are needed for pupils for learning activities.
At the ceremonies organized in the learning centers, there were municipal education directors, community officials, school directors, teachers and parents along with their children.